Looking for top-ranked, kid-friendly holiday parks in VIC?
We’re featuring an almighty collection of fun-filled BIG4 parks, voted by readers of the popular travel magazine and website, Holiday with Kids, among the best of the best.
This much-loved Bellarine Peninsula resort thoroughly deserves its no.1 ranking, dishing up quality year-round attractions and entertainment. It’s all set in landscaped native gardens that are within walking distance to the beach and a short drive to historical Queenscliff and neighbouring Point Lonsdale.
While in the area…a tour of Fort Queenscliff is armed with appeal.
A regular award winner, this prized Gippsland holiday park excels at delivering memorable family getaways. Expect outstanding indoor and outdoor entertainment and first-rate accommodation, and all just a stone’s throw from the protected waters of Anderson Inlet.
While in the area…daytrip to Wilsons Promontory National Park for brilliant beaches and wombat spotting.
Ranked: No.3 (equal)
Nestled in pretty, shade-filled surrounds within easy reach of the CBD, BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields offers a hassle-free family escape from Melbourne. Ample in-park entertainment is coupled with a solid selection of family-friendly attractions right at your fingertips.
While in the area…vibrant Sovereign Hill is only a few hundred metres from the park’s back gate.
Ranked: No.3 (equal)
If you crave a family break that enables you to embrace the great outdoors, this is your spot. BIG4 Taggerty boasts an inviting bush setting on the banks of the Acheron River, shadowed by the impressive Cathedral Range. Adventure meets relaxation.
While in the area…in warmer months, you need not venture far to enjoy the aquatic playland that is Acheron River. In cooler months, enjoy snow play at nearby Lake Mountain Alpine Resort.
Please note: BIG4 Melbourne is currently closed to guests.
This shade-filled park gifts a relaxing ambience that contrasts from its positioning just 9km to Melbourne’s vibrant CBD. Enjoy the best of both worlds; there’s plenty of children’s entertainment in-park and Melbourne’s many attractions are at your doorstep.
While in the area…Melbourne Museum is an absolute winner for all.
Located on the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula, this attractive park is a year-round family paradise with a ton of entertainment dotted among spacious surrounds. And it’s all backed by variable, quality accommodation that includes safari tents.
While in the area…Bellarine Adventure Golf is just minutes away and takes mini-golf to another level.
Pssst, parents: A short stroll through a paddock that neighbours the park leads directly to a cellar door. You’re welcome.
BIG Wye River is a perennial family favourite with its top-notch accommodation and facilities set among a magnificent riverside valley and backdropped by picturesque mountains. Better yet, there is a protected beach and a pub and café just metres from the front gate.
While in the area…kids will love spotting koalas at neighbouring Kennett River (and sometimes in park).
This Gippsland park is bursting with entertainment for kids of all ages. And a mix of engaging indoor and outdoor activities ensures it’s a fan favourite all year round.
While in the area…take a stroll within scenic Traralgon Railway Reservoir Conservation Reserve.
Ranked: No.10 (equal)
Nestled among gorgeous bushland surrounds within the famous Yarra Valley wine region, this pretty park is loaded with fun, family-friendly facilities for all seasons. It’s backed by an excellent assortment of accommodation.
While in the area…Don’t miss those famous cellar doors. Meanwhile, the kids will be all over the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery.